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Iran Transportation Profile 2018

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Railwaystotal: 8,483.5 km
broad gauge: 94 km 1.676-m gauge
standard gauge: 8,389.5 km 1.435-m gauge (189.5 km electrified) (2014)
Roadwaystotal: 198,866 km
paved: 160,366 km (includes 1,948 km of expressways)
unpaved: 38,500 km (2010)
Waterways850 km (on Karun River; some navigation on Lake Urmia) (2012)
Pipelinescondensate 7 km; condensate/gas 973 km; gas 20,794 km; liquid petroleum gas 570 km; oil 8,625 km; refined products 7,937 km (2013)
Ports and terminalsmajor seaport(s): Bandar-e Asaluyeh, Bandar Abbas, Bandar Emam
container port(s) (TEUs): Bandar Abbas (2,752,460)
Merchant marinetotal: 739
by type: bulk carrier 32, container ship 28, general cargo 340, oil tanker 26, other 313 (2017)
Airports319 (2013)
Airports - with paved runwaystotal: 140
over 3,047 m: 42
2,438 to 3,047 m: 29
1,524 to 2,437 m: 26
914 to 1,523 m: 36
under 914 m: 7 (2017)
Airports - with unpaved runwaystotal: 179
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 9
914 to 1,523 m: 135
under 914 m: 32 (2013)
Heliports26 (2013)
National air transport systemnumber of registered air carriers: 15
inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers: 228
annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers: 15,003,958
annual freight traffic on registered air carriers: 107,184,869 mt-km (2015)
Civil aircraft registration country code prefixEP (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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